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our city per every time we've had a tragedy not only have we learned but we've made connections with community and families we that didn't also know. i want to say that the advocates and shelters and the legal services keep this trend going everyday. our leader at city hall our mayor and board of supervisors and mrld police departments but the real resilience of san francisco is going through o a tragedy and come back through and coming up from the ashes we've going up and down done it over and over again. i want to take this moment to introduce a family i meet. i want to say we've been joining them in correspondent ever sense
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the first day and usually we're in court and their victim advocates are there every time they have a court appearance this family has shown so much resilience and love and offered us so many opportunities to heal. they've enriched our lives and work so i want to introduce the two and they'll talk about what they've experienced and how their resilience has healed them. thank you (clapping) >> good evening. first of all, i want to thank bevly for visiting us out i don't take a lightly and
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actually domestic violence month so i appreciate the opportunity. why i'll hear. i too want to shine the light on domestic violence this evening i want to shine the light on men and women who deal are controlling partners for financial and physical abuse of everyday. love is patient and kind it does not envy it does not dishonor other it is not easily acreage. it doesn't delight in evil it also protects and trusts and
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also hope and perverse that's try love. i want to shine the light for children in the home and witness domestic violence firsthand they have no way to understand. also for our sons who are notaries as likely to abuse of their own partners. it's not okay to put our hands on a mann or women. i want to shine the light on men and women who have stepped out of those toxic relationships pr you don't have to stay there and do this alone. navigated i beg you today to get out today because tomorrow maybe
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too late it never came for my mom. i want to shine the light on men and women who have long been tale from our families of someone who has been bad enough by the family. empty spaces there have long been promotes and personal shauchltd u achievement and long for our mother to celebrate with us. but through it all we're still standing that. i'm here to shine a light and do personally to bring about awareness to domestic violence and meet right or whatever. while the city of san francisco has so much to celebrate we can't forget of the nameless
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faces because we have so far to go in our domestic violence awareness. i want to shine the light for my mom who was loyal. my friend and encourageer and number one extraordinarily. the last homicide victim in san francisco. here life is more than a statistic emphasizing overview she was a daughter and grandmother and friend. this is what the world lost on may 18, 2010. and i want to shine a light on my mother this journey has taught me so much about the try meaning of love and administrations. i choose to love others and forgiveness is not on option it's mooned for my healing. i recognize that love that won't
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inheriting hurt >> darkness can't drive out darkness only light can do that and hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that and that's why i'm here today to shine a light on domestic violence and a (clapping) >> another round of applause. those are moving words and next the speaker has championed domestic violence and i'd like to ask did other members of the board to please join him at the podium >> thank you it's wonderful to be here with my supervisors. i have to say when ms. lewis
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just said anyone who's waushgd in a church have heard that love is patient and kind but i've nerve heard them uttered in the context nobody can replace our mother but we can do he everyone we can to make sure this tragedy doesn't happen again in san francisco (clapping) >> i want to thank all of you for being part of our community in san francisco. i know that every one of us have known victims whether in china counseling attain or a mother in the bay view or fifth generation or in the sunset. we also know we can do better. last year was a tough year i want to thank my colleagues and the rest of the board of supervisors for moving forward a
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major supplemental to make sure we have a final domestic violence advocate here in the city government to make sure that our district attorney's office has the tools they need and brown but folks we can do better. there are 40 reforms after this person was brutality taken away from us are we've begun for 40 months without a domestic homicide but in in evidence in north there was 8 thousand calls. that's how we feel about this. we know we can do better and all of us working collectively. the mayor had a proclamation he
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put in a beautiful glass box to showing some of our leaders we have a less budget but i have a proclamation proclaiming this month to be domestic violence month and i'd like to ask a woman who represents all of you two are survivors bevly upper ton could you please join me in accepting this (clapping) >> i want to thank you for your leadership and the board of supervisors for this recognition of domestic violence month but this year i want to honor the lewis with this proclamation domestic violence month is extra special because you're here with us so, please.
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all right. everyone look up center city hall. we'll close together with a beautiful song but before that i just wanted to thank my colleagues from the police department, from the district attorney's office, juvenile probation department and sheriff's department and the sole he family is represented among the city we have university women from house leader nancy pelosi offices and the l s democratic club and the family violence council is here in the house as well. let's give everybody a round of clauses (clapping) >> and, of course, we thank our
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director the people who work everyday open those issues who are holding up their signs, please give them a big round of applause so to close the program we'll hear this lady whose performed in tokyo and completely welcome her (clapping). >> thank you. the song i'd like to sing is going out to all of those of you who are in support of this organization and those of you who are still secretly experiencing abuse of relationships beside the 32 programs that san francisco has for abuse of i'd like for you to
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know that there's somebody who needs this. who made the mountains. who made the trees. tell me who made the rivers. that flows to the sea. and who hung the moon and the stars in the sky. it's somebody bigger. than and i. who made the flowers up and bloom in the frame. tell me who can who writes the
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song or the robins do sing and who sees the rain when the earth is dry. and it's somebody bigger than and i. he can he will the the way when the road is dark. keeps me calm. with love he'll walk beside you till all it's done right here
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with me. i - filled with despair who can who eminence encourage to just march on from there. who gives me love that will never, never die. it's somebody bigger, i tell you it's somebody bigger, you know, it's somebody bigger than. you can you and i
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(clapping) thank you. god bless you all. >> meet us back here february 14, 2014, we'll be rising in one against violence against women. thank you very much for coming. be safeout.
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>> hi, i'm japanese with the san francisco public utilities combination sometime people call me sewer girl our systems has served the area for 1 hundred and 50 years we're planning you understand public health and our environment don't think that so come in down and see how >> good afternoon and welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors land use and
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economic development committee. i'm scott wiener the chair of the committee and periphery jan kim and david chiu. your clerk is lisa miller. i want to thank sftv clerk, are there any announcements? >> yes. please silence all electronic devices. and all copies to be submitted to the clerk. all the agenda items will be on the november 5th agenda. thank you, madam clerk please call item one >> it's the acquisition for pipeline 3 and 4 in san mateo county. >> and mr. up dick. >> today, i eject to approve
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two proximity and two temporary easements from the california water company at a price you have $3,640. it's a big exclusive decision for the day. they're for the pipeline 3 and 4 cross over project you've seen pieces of that in the past. it improves the conditions around our at the right of ways. in particular the project strengthens reliability through the energy generators and the concrete pads. communicate control devices. the easements provide for many water there anyone else and into the agreeing then creek. there's over 8 though square
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feet of are temporary easements for a term of 3 months and just over 8 hundred easement rights. there's a delivery to pg&e they own easement rights as well. i want to remind you where this proposed is arlington and there being a acquired for a few dollars per square footage. so i want to congratulate the team for bringing this forward. the general plan was issued by the planning department in 2008 that's in our file the sf p&g commission has approved this that's in our file and the sequa findings and the updated
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findings the board and the tender all the time with california water services are in your file fiduciaries. colleagues, any questions or comments. seeing none, any public comments on item number one seeing none, public comment is closed. colleagues, can we move in forward with recommendation to the full board >> without objection donates the order madam clerk, call item 2. modify when the planning commission can modify reports and. >> we have the planning department here who wants to go first. >> i'm michelle from the controller's office. this item is just to change the frequents by which the report impact and fees it requires that
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we report every year in december and this change changes to once every other year. the development impact fee that is put together is a technical backgrounds counting report and gives back to the inception of the extending r spending and in lieu of improvements. at the same time it requires the f q to submit a report expect its forward-looking and didn't include all the details that the controller's office i think the view is in terms of staff efficiency it's better to spend time on what people are interested in reading which is
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aren't and planned activity if it's approved if you have any questions, we'll be happy to answer them >> thank you mrs. rogers is from the planning department. >> i'm ms. rogers the planning department approved this and the main focus on the planning commissions effort is the epic report coming out annual this is the change for the controller's office. >> thank you colleague any questions or comments seeing none. mississippi anyone who wishes to speak public commitment is clotted. can i get an approval without objection madam clerk, any other business before this >> that concludes our business
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for today. >> okay. we're adjourned. >> just a few steps away from union square is a quiet corner stone of san francisco's our community to the meridian gallery has a 20-year history of supporting visual arts.
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experimental music concert, and also readings. >> give us this day our daily bread at least three times a day. and lead us not into temptation to often on weekdays. [laughter] >> meridians' stands apart from the commercial galleries around union square, and it is because of their core mission, to increase social, philosophical, and spiritual change my isolated individuals and communities. >> it gives a statement, the idea that a significant art of any kind, in any discipline, creates change. >> it is philosophy that attracted david linger to mount a show at meridian. >> you want to feel like your work this summer that it can do some good. i felt like at meridian, it could do some good. we did not even talk about price
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until the day before the show. of course, meridian needs to support itself and support the community. but that was not the first consideration, so that made me very happy. >> his work is printed porcelain. he transfers images onto and spoils the surface a fragile shes of clay. each one, only one-tenth of an inch thick. >> it took about two years to get it down. i would say i lose 30% of the pieces that i made. something happens to them. they cracked, the break during the process. it is very complex. they fall apart. but it is worth it to me. there are photographs i took 1 hours 99 the former soviet union. these are blown up to a gigantic images. they lose resolution. i do not mind that, because my images are about the images, but they're also about the idea, which is why there is text all over the entire surface. >> marie in moved into the
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mansion on powell street just five years ago. its galleries are housed in one of the very rare single family residences around union square. for the 100th anniversary of the mansion, meridian hosted a series of special events, including a world premiere reading by lawrence ferlinghetti. >> the birth of an american corporate fascism, the next to last free states radio, the next-to-last independent newspaper raising hell, the next-to-last independent bookstore with a mind of its own, the next to last leftie looking for obama nirvana. [laughter] the first day of the wall street occupation set forth upon this continent a new revolutionary
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nation. [applause] >> in addition to its own programming as -- of artist talks, meridian has been a downtown host for san francisco states well-known port trees center. recent luminaries have included david meltzer, steve dixon, and jack hirsch man. >> you can black as out of the press, blog and arrest us, tear gas, mace, and shoot us, as we know very well, you will, but this time we're not turning back. we know you are finished. desperate, near the end. hysterical in your flabbergastlyness. amen. >> after the readings, the crowd headed to a reception upstairs by wandering through the other gallery rooms in the historic home. the third floor is not usually
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reserved for just parties, however. it is the stage for live performances. ♪ under the guidance of musical curators, these three, meridian has maintained a strong commitment to new music, compositions that are innovative, experimental, and sometimes challenging. sound art is an artistic and event that usually receives short shrift from most galleries because san francisco is musicians have responded by showing strong support for the programming. ♪ looking into meridian's future,
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she says she wants to keep doing the same thing that she has been doing since 1989. to enlighten and disturbed. >> i really believe that all the arts have a serious function and that it helps us find out who we are in a much wider sense than we were before we experienced that work of art. ♪ hi, i'm lawrence. we are doing a special series about staying safe. let's look at issues of water and sewer. we
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are here at the san francisco urban center on mission street in san francisco and i'm joined today by marrielen from puc and talk about water and sewer issues. what are things we should be concerned about water. >> you want to be prepared for that scenario and the recommendation is to have stored 1 gallon per person per day that you are out of water. we recommend that you have at least 3-5 days for each person and also keep in consideration storage needs for your pets and think about the size of your pets and how much water they consume. >> the storage which is using tap water which you are going to encourage. >> right. of course at the puc we recommend that you store our wonderful delicious tap water.

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